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Men's fashion trends for Summer 2016

Men's fashion trends for Summer 2016

As we know, blue suits and gray suits are classics for men who don't want to risk their reputation - even if they are not politicians or businessmen. They are clean, simple and suits every occasion. But this monochromatic look is kind of background for this Summer season.

Palm House - Gibson London Spring-Summer 2017 collection

Palm House - Gibson London Spring-Summer 2017 collection

Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson has just presented its contemporary Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London, during the Jacket Required trade show.

Jacket Required - Spring-Summer 2017 collections

Jacket Required - Spring-Summer 2017 collections

The menswear trade show Jacket Required was held July 27-28, 2016 in London, UK. I visited this premium men's fashion event and now I'll present you exclusive pictures of some of the presented Spring-Summer 2017 collections, including by Gibson London, Farah, Gant Rugger, Hartfor, Mc Alson and Keen.

Bow ties - another lovely anachronism

Bow ties - another lovely anachronism

If you get inspired by the dandyism you can tie around you neck a necktie as a bow tie and break the administrative conventionality.

Bespoke suits by Tom James

Bespoke suits by Tom James

Once you wear a custom suit, custom trousers or a custom made dress shirt, you understand. Bespoke tailored clothing made for you wears better and lasts longer than mass-produced garments ever could.

Missoni Spring/Summer 2017 - the Bohemian suit

Missoni Spring/Summer 2017 - the Bohemian suit

It soars above the rugged Cuchumatanes mountains, skirts the burning mouth of Volcán de Fuego, brushes the turquoise waters of Semuc Champey, glides through the lush Selva Lacandona rainforests and guards the golden Mayan Ruins of Tik’al. In ascent, a visually graphic abstraction of an unfurled terrain.

Suitsupply Spring-Summer 2017 men's suits collection

Suitsupply Spring-Summer 2017 men's suits collection

Suitsupply presented its Spring-Summer 2017 collection earlier this month in the USA during the New York Fashion Week: Men's. Pieces were inspired by Bauhaus approach to design - practical and minimalist.

Bally Spring-Summer 2017 men's fashion collection

Bally Spring-Summer 2017 men's fashion collection

This season Bally proves opposites attract with a collection that defies formality. 70s disco meets Swiss alpine motifs in a daring collaboration with leisure suits and varsity jackets that reminisces a journey from sporting collegiate days to retro resorts and Mount Fuji.

George Brummell Bespoke Tailors of London

George Brummell Bespoke Tailors of London

George Brummell Bespoke Tailors of London specialises in bespoke suits, overcoats, blazers, field-sports clothing/suits, wedding wear, and other formal attire for all special occasions, including customised uniforms.

Popular custom tailors in Kentucky

Popular custom tailors in Kentucky

Today, we are going to take a look of the best tailors in Kentucky. Some of them are oriented in menswear, but others make alteration in womens and childrenwear, too.

Spring-Summer 2017 runway overview: Directional colors in menswear

Spring-Summer 2017 runway overview: Directional colors in menswear

'Blue Steel sees color become more transseasonal as deeper hues bring an ice cool element. Classic khaki is updated with strong earth infused tones that reflect a more contemporary take on the Maximum Green utility trend, while Atomic Coral imbues Spring-Summer 2017 with a feminine touch in vibrant saturated coral hues'.

The trio of the men's shirt, necktie and suit jacket

The trio of the men's shirt, necktie and suit jacket

Even the most magnificent shirt would 'live' a fiasco if it's not in a resonance with the necktie and the suit jacket. And this means a lot of consideration of lengths, proportions, colors, patterns and details.

Popular custom tailors in Florida

Popular custom tailors in Florida

We continue with the tailors in Florida. The most outstanding ateliers and clothiers where you can receive the best quality and service.

Men's suit accessories: Cravat

Men's suit accessories: Cravat

We've already mentioned that type of men's shirt collar, which is not buttoned around the neck and is meant for gentlemen, who don't wear neckties. So, this type of collar is suitable for the so-called Cravat (scarf-tie).

Alumo shirt fabrics - the Swiss quality

Alumo shirt fabrics - the Swiss quality

Talking about shirt fabrics connoisseurs think about English and Italian fabric mills' creations. Of course, they are well-known and appreciated, but some of the best ateliers and manufacturers of bespoke shirts chose fabrics by Swiss mill Alumo in Appenzell.

What do your Company Colors say about your Brand?

What do your Company Colors say about your Brand?

Multiple studies have come to show us that the color you choose for your business will be a major factor in how many customers will be drawn to check out your business. Research has shown that consumers associate different colors with different feelings and ideas.

Tailored Stories - An Oral History of Savile Row

Tailored Stories - An Oral History of Savile Row

This film celebrates the history and skills of the men and women in the bespoke tailoring industry, who have made Savile Row synomomous with the highest quality craftsmanship.

How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry

How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry

Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.

Popular custom tailors in Alabama

Popular custom tailors in Alabama

We would like to introduce you, our new series of articles about tailors and more specifically about tailors from the different states in America.

Gentlemen's tips:

Gentlemen's tips: "The meaning of the shirt sleeves" by Luca Rubinacci

As many of you know, Neapolitan tailoring is famous for the shirt sleeves. But what is this - shirt sleeves? They are called shirt sleeves because these are the very wide sleeves with very high armhole. And what does this mean?

History of the men's shirt

History of the men's shirt

The modern men's shirt has a properly long history before acquiring its today's a little boring form in the end of the XIX century. In 1871 Brown, Davis & Co. of Aldermanbury manufactured the first shirt in 'coat style' (with buttons).

The Italian hand-sewn shirts

The Italian hand-sewn shirts

The one, who is searching for a shirt, which to fit perfectly to his bespoke suit, as we mentioned earlier, will find something in England, but... not exactly. None of the shirt makers on Jermyn Street actually offers really hand-sewn shirts.

Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2017 - the ombre suit

Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2017 - the ombre suit

The show was a rendition of classic Sander staples, almost archetypal—boxy workwear-inspired blousons, unstructured cotton suits with controlled volumes, dusters of ample near billowy proportions. It looked pared down and practical, a modular wardrobe for the modern zeitgeist. Fabrics were light yet textured; the color palette spanned from luminous hues—pale blues and grays, delicate greens—to sun-bleached, ombré effects that gave an almost “foggy” patina to part of the lineup.

British bespoke shirts from Jermyn Street

British bespoke shirts from Jermyn Street

At 71 Jermyn Street is located the legendary company Turnbull & Asser, which since 1904 offers an unimaginable variety of fabrics for bespoke and ready-to-wear shirts and neckties. If you want a bespoke shirt, you should order at least six pieces and the delivery time is 12 weeks.

Kyle Galvin - fashion photographer based in London

Kyle Galvin - fashion photographer based in London

Named as one of the best graduating UK talents by the British Journal of Photography, Kyle Galvin is a fashion photographer based in London.

The GUESS Scholars Program - Apply for a full one-year scholarship to attend FIDM

The GUESS Scholars Program - Apply for a full one-year scholarship to attend FIDM

The GUESS Scholars Program is intended to provide financial rewards to future leaders within the fashion industry and empower them to make an impact in their field by supporting their education and talent development.

The Tattersall Check shirt for the weekend

The Tattersall Check shirt for the weekend

To the British country life, among the Barbour jacket and the Hunter wellies, unconditionally belongs the checked shirt in the natural 'white' color of the wool, which is actually pale beige. But the key element of this shirt is the check in dark brown, wine red, green, blue and black, a.k.a Tattersall Check.

KITON Fall/Winter 2016 collection - the three piece suits

KITON Fall/Winter 2016 collection - the three piece suits

Faithful to the codes of an innate vocation for bespoke apparel, Kiton Fall/Winter 2016-17 menswear collection stems from research capitalizing on customer demands by offering excellent attire in every category of menswear: sartorial, thermal, denim, sportswear and accessories.

The Brooks Brothers shirt

The Brooks Brothers shirt

This type of shirt won his final and decisive victory during the 1980s, when every real Yuppie brought from New York a true Button-down shirt in pale blue, pink, white, yellow or mint, striped, checked or tartan.

Popsicle color combinations

Popsicle color combinations

Malan Breton’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection, presented during New York Fashion Week, showcased the designer’s impeccable tailoring and elaborate details that were combined with unconfined, liberated silhouettes. His precision Savile Row cuts were a testament to a newfound direction in menswear styles. Popsicle prints and denim led the way.

Todd Snyder's suits - classics and elegance

Todd Snyder's suits - classics and elegance

Iowa native Todd Snyder makes effortless everyday luxuries for the modern gentleman. Blending Savile Row craftsmanship with a downtown New York aesthetic, the line is relaxed yet refined and always impeccably tailored.

How to style a contemporary suit - tips by SABA

How to style a contemporary suit - tips by SABA

It's time to update your look with SABA's simple 'how to' on three ways to style a men's contemporary suit. SABA suits continue to exude an air of relaxed confidence this season, combining structure with movement and breathability in premium wools. Introducing the Collins Contemporary, impeccably crafted in 100% Australian wool for an elegant slim cut, and a sleek, contemporary profile.

Canali Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Canali Spring/Summer 2017 collection

A new story begins, a page turns. Single threads meet and intertwine, weaving a narrative that grows, building upon itself. A protagonist materializes; a plot unfolds. Motifs appear and recur as markers on a path, leading to an end that is in itself another beginning.

Larusmiani Tailor Workshop

Larusmiani Tailor Workshop

Forty master tailors are engaged in the Larusmiani tailor's workshop to make every garment in the collections by hand. The experience of decades of work carried out using only needle and thread combine with the modernity of Larusmiani style to create collections that respect old-established sartorial traditions while exalting the creativity of the designers.

Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2017 collection - tailoring is the key

Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2017 collection - tailoring is the key

The journey of the menswear collection begins in 1960s swinging London and moves to a dusty exotic world. Traditional, sharply cut Savile Row tailoring in sober shades gradually becomes more exotic and opulent, inspired by India during the Empire period, where the palette and iconography is fully embraced, from safari colours to sun-bleached leopard prints and exotic landscapes to ornate embroideries. Jewellery fit for a Maharaja reference the lavishness of the time and the spirit of the 60s adds a dandified irreverence to the collection.

Stefano Ricci Junior Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection

Stefano Ricci Junior Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection

True to his innovative vision, Stefano Ricci foresees the future with the presentation of the SR Junior Fall/Winter 2016-17 line, which completes the Men’s authentic lifestyle range. This collection is a meaningful correlative of the designer’s attention for the new generations: dressing our children in safe, hand-tailored, exclusive garments is his pleasure and ambition.

The Crombie coat

The Crombie coat

The Greatcoat is a traditionally large overcoat, typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. It was popular in the 17th century as a military uniform and casual wear for the wealthy, and was issued for inclement weather by many armed forces around the world until the last quarter of the 20th Century.

Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Joshua Kane’s bespoke suits, and indeed the ready-to-wear line and accessories are all proudly designed, tailored, woven, and manufactured in England. Harnessing the rich history of traditional makers such as Joseph H. Clissold for fabric development, Laird & Co for the signature Gostick hat, and Victorian stalwarts James Smith & Sons for their first umbrella collaboration, Joshua has created a label that fuses the elegance of fine luxury tailoring with intelligently considered design details that resonates with the modern, style conscious client.

Seidensticker will return to INDX Menswear SS17

Seidensticker will return to INDX Menswear SS17

It's a new beginning for Seidensticker SS17 collection with 5 new fittings in formal and semi-formal shirts. After extensive market research Uno, Uno Super Slim, Black Rose and Splendesto have been ended and the brand will appear in the market with a new labelling concept.

Suitopia - tailor made suits from Sweden

Suitopia - tailor made suits from Sweden

Suitopia Scandinavia AB is a company which aims to harness the benefits of globalisation and the Internet era and mold these two pillars of the modern business environment together, in order to offer superior products to their customers at good prices.

Michael Bastian Spring/Summer 2017

Michael Bastian Spring/Summer 2017

Michael Bastian is a luxury American menswear designer born in Lyons, New York, a small upstate town near lake Ontario. Upon graduating from Babson college in 1987, he moved to Manhattan, taking his first job as an assistant buyer at Abraham & Strauss. Subsequently taking on roles of increasing acclaim at world-renowned institutions—Sotheby’s, tiffany & co., and Ralph Lauren—Bastian was appointed as men’s fashion director at Bergdorf Goodman in 2000. It was during his five-year tenure there that he was inspired to introduce his eponymous line, Michael Bastian.

The stripes by Joseph Abboud

The stripes by Joseph Abboud

Stripes are back. But, then, they have never really gone away. One of the cornerstones of menswear, stripes have always been prevalent in all categories: suits, sport jackets, shirts, ties, sportswear and in just about every accessory possible such as socks and bags for example. Recently, we have seen menswear dominated by plaids and checks in these same items, but the cycle appears to be changing once again in favor of stripes, yet in a somewhat different way.

Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Paul Smith Spring/Summer 2017 collection

For Spring/Summer 2017 Paul Smith promotes a message of peace and positivity expressed through an optimistic use of colour and print.

Tailor Store - bespoke suits and shirts from Sweden

Tailor Store - bespoke suits and shirts from Sweden

You probably assume that you will be paying a fortune for these tailored items, with the perfect fit guarantee and avoidance of the well-established brands' standard sizes. That’s not the case. At Tailor Store, you will find affordable sartorial fashion.

Brent Wilson Fall/Winter 2016 collection - the Australian suit

Brent Wilson Fall/Winter 2016 collection - the Australian suit

Brent Wilson’s place has been secured in the Australian fashion industry since the launch of his self-titled menswear range in 2006 at age 26. The designer hasn’t looked back since with many occasions to mark his successful career.

Cesare Attolini Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Cesare Attolini Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Attolini is synonymous with Neapolitan tailoring, and their grandfather and father wrote some important chapters in the history of this prestigious school of Italian expert craftsmanship. They represent the third generation of the family and we know that this is a legacy to be cherished, a heritage of skills that they cannot lose, but that, on the contrary, they must continue ceaselessly to enhance.

DUAL CITY COURSE: Polimoda & Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto

DUAL CITY COURSE: Polimoda & Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto

In the first two weeks you will have the chance to be part of the Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto for ten days in which you will experience the most advanced outcomes in the field of art-sustainability-fashion. You will be taken on a journey through the magic of creating clothing from top Italian fabrics, visiting factories and working with the most exclusive fabric producers in the world, and the most trustworthy agency for sustainability in the textile industry. In the second half, in Florence, you will be able to transform this creation into a portfolio, with element of styling and communication.

Be Global Fashion Network starts a research about the dressing style in companies

Be Global Fashion Network starts a research about the dressing style in companies

What is the dressing style in your company? We would like to show it if it is original and presents the corporate culture of your company. The clothing style we are looking for is the men's suit. Show us your most stylish suits. One out of each 20 companies that submit photos and are featured in our gallery will participate in a contest...

Spring-Summer 2017 fashion trends: Key colors in menswear

Spring-Summer 2017 fashion trends: Key colors in menswear

Earthy Spice Palette - Classic, rusted shades compliment dense dry handled wovens and supple leathers and imbue sportive performance fabrications with a raw, masculine appeal.

Mick Jagger at 72 - expecting eighth child and most stylish than ever

Mick Jagger at 72 - expecting eighth child and most stylish than ever

Mick Jagger has been described as 'one of the most popular and influential frontmen in the history of Rock & Roll' for his 50+ years on stage.